Maintain communal harmony: Collector

September 06, 2015 12:00 am | Updated March 28, 2016 03:45 pm IST - NIZAMABAD:

District Collector Yogitha Rana here on Saturday appealed to people to have religious tolerance, be peaceful and maintain communal harmony in view of the series of festivals coming in next three months. She also called upon them to cooperate with the civil and police machineries in the maintenance of law and order.

Presiding over the Peace Committee meeting she said that the festival season would begin with Vinayaka Chavithi on September 17 followed by Ganesh idol immersion, Bakrid, Bathukamma, Dasara and Deepavali till November. She asked the authorities to take necessary steps for the idol immersion, prepare route map for religious procession and repair roads. Superintendent of Police S. Chandrashekar Reddy suggested that people take an active role in the maintenance of law and order and cooperate with official machinery. To celebrate the festival amid peaceful atmosphere peace committee meetings would be conducted at the street level, he said. The SP said that blaring of mikes during the Vinayaka Chavithi would be allowed only from 6 pm to 10 pm. Mayor Akula Sujatha, Joint Collector A. Ravinder Reddy, DRO Mohan Lal and Municipal Commissioner Vasam Venkateswarlu were present.

People must take an active part in the maintenance of law and order and cooperate with official machinery

S. Chandrashekar Reddy

Superintendent of Police

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